Gamers Have Spoken: The Greatest Role-Playing Video Games (RPGs) Ever Made

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As of Aug 2013, these are “The Greatest RPG Video Games of All Time” according to over 3,100 voters at Ranker.com.

Over a decade since its release, and Final Fantasy VII still holds the top spot.

The fact that Final Fantasy VII is Ranker's #1 RPG game of all time is a testament to the philosophy that a game with great gameplay will never grow old.

Final Fantasy VII has been named the greatest RPG video game, ahead of Chrono Trigger and The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim, according to a recent poll by Ranker.com. The popular rankings site reached this verdict after collecting the aggregated opinion of over 3,100 voters on the topic of "The Greatest RPG Video Games Ever Made.”

The top 10 items on this list includes games that were made as far back as 1994. The Final Fantasy series appears numerous times throughout the list. Nintendo’s Legend of Zelda series also fares quite well, with 5 installments making the top 50.

The Top 10 Greatest RPG Video Games Are:

1.    Final Fantasy VII
2.    Chrono Trigger
3.    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
4.    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
5.    Fallout 3
6.    Mass Effect 2
7.    The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
8.    Final Fantasy VI
9.    The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
10.    Final Fantasy X

Avid gamer Andrew Tertitski loves the top of the list. Says Andrew, “The fact that Final Fantasy VII is Ranker's #1 RPG game of all time is a testament to the philosophy that a game with great gameplay will never grow old.”

See the full list of The Greatest RPG Video Games Ever Made, as well as 1000s of other opinion-based lists, at Ranker.com

About Ranker
Ranker is a crowdsourced platform that consumers visit over 9 million times a month to view, rank, and vote on broad opinion-based questions ranging from the best candy ever made to top indispensable mobile apps. With “Greatest RPG Video Games Ever Made” and other lists, Ranker hopes to provide the best possible answer to any question that can be answered in list form. These answers can inform consumers’ decisions, influence business choices or stoke an old-fashioned debate. Ranker is backed by Draper Associates, Rincon Venture Partners, Siemer Ventures, Data Collective, Gil Elbaz, Tech Coast Angels and Pasadena Angels.

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